May 6, 2020 / 9:07 PM / 3 months ago

Sinclair agrees to pay record-setting $48 million FCC civil penalty - agency

WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to pay a $48 million fine to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) resolving the probe into the company's abandoned deal to buy Tribune Media in what the agency said was its largest-ever civil penalty.

Sinclair did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Sandra Maler

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